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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, August LETHBRIDGE HERALD-11 Spotlight shared by two western stars Here she comes Scott Neilson of Nanaimo, B C won a gold medal in the Junior Olympics at Edmonton with his hammer toss of more than 185 feet Erindale sidelines Rosemount MISSISSAUGA, Ont (CP) First baseman Rick Vorano homered with two teammates on base VVednesday to lead host Erindale Ont to an 8 5 victorv over Rosemount, Que in the Canadian Little League baseball championships In the only game of the day Rosemount grabbed an early 4-0 lead But it lasted only until the third when Erindale tied the count at 5-5 before Vorano s homer won the game Brett Sharp went all the way for the pitching victory, striking out three and allowing six Rosemount hits Paul Roach picked up the loss in relief of Andrew Frank in the fourth They allowed five hits between them Rosemount was eliminated from the double-knockout competition In play today, Erindale plavs Brockville Ont and Esquimalt B C plays Lethbridge Alta Meanwhile in Gary Ind Wiesbaden pitch- er Bob Miller struck out 10 batters and two of his teammates scored a pair of runs each Wednesday, leading the team from Germany past Thunder Bay, Ont, 7-5 in the Senior Little League Baseball World Series Trailing 5 3 Wiesbaden scored four runs in the fifth in- ning to give Miller the victory and oust Canada from the double-elimination tourney CHOICE HOUSE on all made-to-measure SUITS Choose among a wide selection of fabrics and styles, tailored to your measure for perfect fit and SAVE 20% Come early for best choice many one-of-a-kind fabrics are available m one-suit-lengths only' rti CLEARING THE LAST OF OUR ALL-WEATHER COATS 2850 2395 SALE Ontario dominates Junior Olympics ENGLISH SCOTCH WOOLLEN "suiting the man-of-the-world" OPEN THURS FBI NIGHTS TO 9 P.M Weet End Centre Village Mall Phone 328-8021 EDMONTON (CP) Ontario athletes put on a powerful display Wednesday in track and field to add to the province's gold medal list at the Canadian Junior Olympics Among Ontario's gold medal winners were Kevin Thompson of Simcoe, shot put, Ian Seale, Toronto, 400 metres, Linda Hughes, Toronto, 100-metre hurdles, and Rachelle Campbell, Guelph, 400 metres However, they had to share the spotlight with Calgary's Bob Baxendale who set a national junior record in the 2 000-metre steeplechase and with Saskatoon's Joanne Jones, winner of the five- event pentathlon At the conclusion of two days in the three-day Olympics, which have attracted more than 800 athletes for eight sports, On- tario had 14 gold, 10 silver and seven bronze medals British Columbia was next with five gold In diving, Steve Wilks of Woodstock Ont, won a gold medal with 347 25 points in the three-metre event for boys 13 and 14 He also set a Canadian age class record previous point total was 34724 Thompson heaved the shot 47 feet 834 inches Seale won the 400 metres in 47 7 Miss Hughes won her event in 14 7, and Miss Campbell took the 400 in 54 2 A dispute flared Wednesday afternoon when Blair Tucker of St John's Nfld was dis- qualified from swimming competition because of his age ALLOWED TO COMPETE The 14-year-old Tucker was allowed to compete on an exhibition basis in individual events and represent his province officially in relays He was the province s only major hope for a gold medal at the junior Olympics said his coach Gary Walsh who didn t tell Tucker he was disqualified until the teen- ager swam three events Tucker was the fastest qualifier in the 200-metre butterfly with a time of two minutes 25 9 seconds and qualified for the final in the 200-metre backstroke He also swam in the 200-metre individual medley but only made the consolation final Bob Hilher, his province s chef de mission at the junior Olympics said he was angry because Roger Gordon, national swimming chairman for this competition, agreed to let Tucker compete several weeks ago Once in Edmonton however Tucker was first told he was ineligible, then the junior Olympics' jury said he "ould enter Because of the unclear situation Newfoundland officials went after a clearer statement and were told he couldn't swim except on an exhibition basis Baxendale 20, had a time of 5 35 8 in the steeplechase to better the previous record of 5 42 2 set by Bill Marcotte of Toronto Baxendale won a silver medal Tuesday when he finished second to Marcotte in the 5 000-metre race It was the third time this year Baxendale had taken part in the steeplechase His previous best was 5 57 CCHS Cougars will practice Catholic Central High School Cougars will hold a light workout Monday afternoon All bovs who played with the Cougars last season as well as those wishing to try out this year are urged to attend the 3 30 p m practice All boys should bring along gvm strip The official practices for the Cougars will get underway Tuesday AIMS AT RECORD ATLANTA (AP) Joanne Carner is setting dead aim on the Ladies Professional Golf Association's one-season money record Mrs Carner has won so far this year, tops on the tour The record of was set by Kathy Whitworth in 1973 Jane Blalock is in second place in earnings with follow- ed by JoAnn Prentice with and Sandra Haynie with Miss Jones took the pentath- lon with points to top Louise Blais of Lachute, Que who had points Miss Jones won the shot put with a heave ot 39V2 feet, and was second in the 100-metre hurdles, high jump and 200 metres Eniko Kiefer of Montreal, one of the top divers in her age class, finished first in the one- metre event for girls 13 and 14 Miss Kiefer, who won the Canadian junior one-and- three-metre titles earlier this year wound up with 385 90 points Finals in other ing, wrestling, water polo judo and be decided tonight Some track and field results were unavailable Wednesday because of a breakdown in communication some officials went home without releasing them au THAT TOOK. -ER -CS3 ENOUGH SEES GASP M' F' THEM J sTD ERCnARRSOs-I